3/13 Ellis, Langstroth, & Carter-Jones @ Delanie’s


Angele Ellis, Gail Langstroth, & Sheila Carter-Jones

at Delanie’s – Friday, March 13 at 7 p.m.

Thanks to all of you who attended February’s MadFridays, the love edition! It was so nice to see your faces.

Please join us Friday, March 13th for more Friday the 13th action from Angele Ellis, Gail Langstroth, and Sheila Carter Jones.

Angele Ellis’s fiction and poetry have appeared in over 40 publications and eight anthologies. She is author of Arab on Radar (Six Gallery), whose poems earned her a fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, and Spared (A Main Street Rag Editors’ Choice Chapbook). She lives in Friendship, both a neighborhood and a state of mind.

Poet, eurythmist and international stage artist Gail Langstroth makes Pittsburgh her home. An MFA in Poetry from Drew University, winner of the Patricia Dobler Poetry Prize, 2011, finalist with her chapbook Hyena Dreams in the 2014 Accents Chapbook Competition, Langstroth is also a free-lance columnist for the online journal Vox Populi. Her article, The Named, The Nameless, won the Jeffster Award for Best Social Justice Blog. In May of 2015 Langstroth premieres her latest performance piece: Turfinfinite/Tierradentro in Madrid. La Ciudad de la Cultura, Santiago, Spain, will host her homage to the Galician poet, Manuel Antonio, July, 2015.

Sheila L. Carter-Jones taught in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, at Chatham University and at the University of Pittsburgh. She earned her BA from Carnegie Mellon University and both a M.Ed. and Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh. She is also a fellow of both Cave Canem, a and the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop. Her poetry has been published in Crossing Limits, Pittsburgh Quarterly, Pennsylvania Review, Tri-State Anthology, Riverspeak, Flights: The Literary Journal of Sinclair College, Coal: A Poetry Anthology, City Paper, Cave Canem Anthology and Voices from the Attic. She has a chapbook entitled Blackberry Cobbler Song and her manuscript Three Birds Deep was selected by Elizabeth Alexander as the 2012 winner of the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Book Award. Her recent chapbook Crooked Star Dream Book was named runner-up for the 2013 New York Center for Book Arts Chapbook Contest. Currently, she is working on a new manuscript of poems tentatively entitled The Newly Invented Lucky Star Dream Book and a memoir yet to be titled.

** MadFridays reading series sponsored by the Madwomen in the Attic. It is co-curated by Kayla Sargeson and Laurin Wolf.

++ open mic

See you there.

All best,

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